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Special Assignment (Crash of `29) #56861

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1979
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(Studio) ABC News-Louis Harris poll results with regard to economy given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) STK MKT. REPORT; close of market 50 years ago recalled.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Pre-crash lifestyle recalled; films shown. Chrysler's Plymouth, scenes from "Broadway Melody" shown. Mike and Gertrude Miller's jobs at the time noted. [Gertrude MILLER - comments.] Henry Goldberg's job mentioned. [GOLDBERG - comments.] Amt. spent by Americans on radios noted; RCA stock value cited. "Black Tuesday" recalled; events outlined, films shown. Individual stks. named, listed on screen with accompanying decrease in stks. [GOLDBERG - recalls October 29, 1929.] Fin. situation at the time outlined. [Mike MILLER - recalls experience.] [Franklin D. ROOSEVELT - gives inaugural address.] World War II noted pulling nation out of depression; continuing economy difficulties for Millers and opposite situation for Goldberg detailed.
REPORTER: John Martin

Martin, John;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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